a system of employment where an individual’s normal hours of work are, in part, outside the period of normal day working and may follow a different pattern in consecutive periods of weeks
adjective, shiftier, shiftiest. 1. resourceful; fertile in expedients. 2. given to or full of evasions; tricky. 3. suggesting a deceptive or evasive character: a shifty look. adjective shiftier, shiftiest 1. given to evasions; artful 2. furtive in character or appearance 3. full of expedients; resourceful
- Shiga-kruse bacillus
Shiga-Kruse bacillus Shi·ga-Kruse bacillus (shē’gə-krōōz’, -krōō’zə) n. A gram-negative bacterium Shigella dysenteriae that causes dysentery in humans and monkeys.
noun, plural shigellae [shi-gel-ee] /ʃɪˈgɛl i/ (Show IPA), shigellas. Bacteriology. 1. any of several rod-shaped aerobic bacteria of the genus Shigella, certain species of which are pathogenic for humans and other warm-blooded animals. noun 1. any rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium of the genus Shigella; some species cause dysentery Shigella Shi·gel·la (shĭ-gěl’ə) n. A genus of gram-negative, […]
- Shigella boydii
Shigella boydii Shigella boy·di·i (boi’dē-ī’) n. A bacterium present in a low proportion of cases of bacillary dysentery.